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Sep 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
in the business of outsourcing jobs. when his advice was let detroit go bankrupt, i said a million jobs are at stake, an iconic american industry is at stake. i'm going to bet on american workers and american manufacturers. and today, the american auto industry has come roaring back. that's the choice. unlike my opponent, i want to stop giving tax breaks to ship jobs overseas. i want to start rewarding companies that create jobs right here in irvandale and des moines, right here in iowa, right here in the united states of america. that's what we're fighting for. you can decide. whether borrow money from your parents an acceptable answer for a young person hoping to go to college and start a business. or you can say, let's make sure america once again leads the world in educating our kids and training our workers. let's help more young people go to college, get ready to learn. let's hire more great teacher, especialry in math and science. let's help more americans go to community colleges to get the skills for the jobs they need right now. governor romney wants to end the college tax cre
Sep 9, 2012 10:30am EDT
detroit was in trouble, president obama saved the auto industry and saved 1 million jobs. seven presidents before him republicans and democrats tried to expand health care to all americans. president obama got it done. he made an historic investment to lift our nation's public schools and expanded pell grants so that more young people could afford college. and because he knows that we don't have an ounce of talent to waste, the president took action to lift the shadow of deportation of a generation of young law-abiding immigrants called dreamers. now it's time for congress to enshrine in law their right to pursue their dreams in the only place they've ever called home. america. four years ago, america stood on the brink of a depression. despite incredible odds, and united republican opposition, our president took action and now we've seen 4.5 million new jobs. he knows better than anyone that there's more hard work to do. but we're making progress. and now, we need to make a choice. it's a choice between a country where the middle class pays more so that millionaires can pay less, or a cou
Sep 8, 2012 10:00am EDT
president clinton and counselor to tim geithner. he is watching the detroit tigers when he is not watching the presidential race. gene and jessica thank you for being here. thank you for joining us. as we were discussing, this will be a very unusual transition regardless of who wins. let's say president obama is reelected. if the republicans insist on extending the entire bush tax cuts, would the president be willing to let the entire tax cut expired? >> i think the important thing to understand is that we think the time after the election is important. can we come together and make progress and a broad best -- broadbased agreement. this should be done in a way to protect the vulnerable. we need to do something and we need to come together and that meant there is a lot of people who understand that is the case. -- i think we should be looking at the post- election period as an opportunity. there is a gun to our heads and we need that as a country to make both sides calm and compromise. i believe the number one reason we have not been able to have that type of compromise is that a portion o
Sep 3, 2012 2:00am EDT
and expedient spectacle last month in detroit where no nomination was contested, no question was debated, and no one dared to raise any doubt or dissent. democrats can be proud that we chose a different course and a different platform. we can be proud that our party stands for investment in safe energy, instead of a nuclear future that may threaten the future itself. [applause] we must not permit the neighborhoods of america to be permanently shadowed by the fear of another three mile island. we can be proud that our party stands for a fair housing law to unlock the doors of discrimination once and for all. the american house will be divided against itself so long as there is prejudice against any american buying or renting a home. [applause] and we can be proud that our party stands plainly and publicly and persistently for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. [cheers and applause] women hold their rightful place at our convention, and women must have their rightful place in the constitution of the united states. on this issue we will not yield; we will not equivocate. we wil
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